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The Pittsburgh Pirates and the Milwaukee Brewers will both be trying to pick up a win on Tuesday when they battle at Miller Park.
The Pirates will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander James McDonald in this game. McDonald has a 2-2 record and a 4.38 ERA this season.
The Brewers will counter McDonald with Marco Estrada. Righthander Estrada has a 3.86 ERA to go along with a 2-1 record this season.
The Pirates were a 10-4 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Brewers. That made winners of bettors who got Milwaukee at -126 on the moneyline, while the total score (14) was good news for OVER bettors.
Pittsburgh: 15-11 SU
Milwaukee: 13-11 SU
Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Milwaukee are 4-6
After playing Milwaukee are 1-9
After a loss are 7-3
Milwaukee most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Pittsburgh are 7-3
After playing Pittsburgh are 7-3
After a win are 8-2
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Pittsburgh's last 13 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
Pittsburgh is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
Milwaukee is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Milwaukee is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Pittsburgh
Milwaukee is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
Milwaukee is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games
Milwaukee home to Pittsburgh, Wednesday, May 1